Posted: Sun 1st Jun 2014

Two killed, five injured as car collides with motorcycles near Penyffordd

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jun 1st, 2014

Two motorcyclists have died and 5 others people have been injured in a crash on the A5104 between Penyffordd and Pontblyddyn, near to Mold.

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Emergency services including the Air Ambulance were called to the incident at 12:53pm on Sunday close to the Capricorn Animal Rescue Centre,  they sadly found two of the riders died at the scene

North Wales Police force incident manager Inspector Gareth Jones said:

“At 12.53pm police, ambulance and the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a collision that had occurred on the A5104 between Pontblyddyn and Penyffordd. The incident involved a car and six motorcycles. Two riders of which sadly passed away at the scene. Five further casualties were conveyed to hospital by the Helimed and ambulance. An update is awaited on their condition.

Capricorn staff and volunteers were the first to arrive on scene helping the injured while they waited for the emergency services to arrive, they said on Capricorn’s Facebook page:

“Our volunteers were first on the scene and I would like to thank them and the people who came along to adopt animals who all rallied round comforting the injured, diverting the traffic from the accident site until the police, fire engines and air ambulance arrived. Our fire extinguishers were called into use but could not prevent a big explosion from one of the motorbikes involved”

Police also said:

Officers remain on scene continuing with their investigations. The road remains closed at this time. Local diversions are in place.”

 

 

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